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boast

Squash
a stroke in which the ball is hit on to one of the side walls before hitting the front wall

boast

[bōst]
(engineering)
To shape stone or curve furniture roughly in preparation for finer work later on.
To finish the face of a building stone by cutting a series of parallel grooves.

boast

To dress or shape stone roughly, usually with a broad chisel.
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Jingoism and boastful claims are not going to help the operations of India's special forces," he said.
Both "Whale Song" and "Tarantula's Tarantella" use thumb-crossing technique (1-2-1) extensively, while "Boastful Kangaroo" incorporates large left-hand staccato leaps with intervals of tenths and elevenths.
The judge said he was described afterwards as "boastful and not caring less" but also later "crying, saying you had not meant to do it".
This error aside, Fathers of Football reminds us that Britain's rich sporting legacy is something of which we should be proud, but never, ever, boastful.
Using a style similar to Native American teaching myths, the wonderful story presents a dialogue between a boastful early frog ancestor and an undeveloped amphibian early alligator ancestor.
Then a portly rogue named Falstaff Held Shakespeare in his spell With his riotous ways and his boastful tongue With many a tale to tell.
His mood and energy improved quickly, but the change was accompanied by irritability and sometimes inappropriate, boastful, and even aggressive behavior at work.
That's the question that remains after such boastful bragging.
ANOTHER chapter opens for David Beckham, of the pouting wife and designer label-clad children, not to mention the boastful king-sized cod-pieces he sported in men's underwear adverts.
Sculptor and animator David Derrick imbues his characters with the spunky personality reminiscent of Simba and other classic movie friends, bringing them to life with colorful, cartoonish drawings and boastful dialogue.
We didn't see our boastful mate for a few days after that.
Perhaps the clues had already been there with Dyer's celebration of his first goal, the winger reversing his shirt so that his name was plastered on the front and then pointing at it in boastful delight.